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::: underscore - underline; emphasize
::: abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
::: sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
::: brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
::: pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
::: ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
::: pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
::: extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim